FastJet in talks to add 10 Airbus A319s by end of 2015: Ed Winter, CEO, FastJet

Ed Winter, CEO, FastJet

FastJet Plc (FJET) said it’s in talks about adding more Airbus Group NV (AIR) short-haul jets to the fleet as the discount carrier seeks to open bases in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Kenya next year while expanding operations in Tanzania.

FastJet, which currently operates three Airbus A319s, is negotiating with a number of leasing companies about aircraft availability in the next three to six months, with expansion plans calling for as many as 13 of the type by the end of 2015, Chief Executive Officer Ed Winter said today in an interview.

Read more: FastJet Is In Talks to Add 10 Airbus A319s by End of 2015 – Bloomberg.